Road Trip

Navigating the New Frontier

Hit the road with us at the 2015 Optum360™ Essentials Coding, Billing and Compliance Conference Nov. 30 – Dec. 3, 2015. We’re back in Vegas, baby, and ready once again to bring you the latest and greatest from the world of coding, billing and compliance. News, updates, training … we’ll have it all hot off the press at Optum360 Essentials. You won’t want to miss this valuable opportunity to gain the information and knowledge you need to stay in the driver’s seat.

Here’s what you can expect to do at 2015 Essentials:

  • Attend as many as 40 educational sessions, all created to be timely and relevant with what’s currently happening in the industry.
  • Earn as many as 16 CEUs.
  • Learn from nationally recognized experts on medical coding, billing and compliance.
  • Learn about the CPT® code updates firsthand.
  • Stay current with updates on 2016 ICD-10-CM/PCS, CPT, HCPCS, and DRG codes, IPPS and OPPS.
  • Focus on ICD-10 with specialty sessions dedicated to your practice
  • Attend vetted presentations that are reviewed and approved by clinical experts.
  • Network with all kinds of medical professionals, from entry-level coders to experts.

Whether you’re looking for daily tips to help make your job just a little easier, or you want to keep your skills current and relevant in this ever-changing world of coding, billing and compliance, Optum360 Essentials is truly, well, essential.

Don't take our word for it (we're biased, after all). Hear what past attendees have to say about their experience at Essentials.

Need CEUs? We’ve got ‘em. Earn up to 16 CEUs this year.

Great price, even better food. Oh, and industry-leading education, too. That’s the Optum360 Essentials promise. Your conference registration includes as many as 16 CEUs, first-to-market information and take-home documents from each session — all at one of the most exciting and luxurious venues in Vegas.

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I love this conference! I have attended four of them and this year I brought my boss and a coworker. They wanted to see why I was so excited about my job every time I came back from this conference. This was their first one and had a blast, as well.
— Carrie Burns
Coding Specialist, Cincinnati Childrens' Hospital
Optum360 Essentials is—and has been—a great conference for me, because I feel they care about keeping coders informed and up to date. They always chose great speakers who are at the top in their field.
— Gloria Houston-Baldi, RHIT
MedPartners HIM
This was a wonderful conference. All talks were relevant to what is changing next year.
— Maura Altschuler, CPC
This is the MOST important conference to attend! It is essential to the successful implementation of 2014 code sets, regulatory changes, and ICD-10.
— Jackie Strain
System Director Revenue Processes, Baptist Memorial Health Care Corp.
It was so helpful having the resort and internet fees waived for conference attendees. Conference provided very beneficial information. I also believe the focus groups are a good idea.
— Kristy Tramelli
Reimbursement Manager - Rehab Department, Hospital for Special Surgery
Optum staff was GREAT!
— Anna Mangiaracina-Whitt
Platinum Medical Billing & Consulting LLC
Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!
— Yolanda D. Trevino, PhD
Absolutely great!
— Duane Wainwright
Health Information Management, Johns Hopkins Hospital
Very informative. I will be using many of the slides in my everyday coding, when coding ICD-10.
— Katrina Thompson
Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center
Leaving this session, I feel empowered.
— Teresa Lawrence
Kingdom Medical Supply
Conference is great. Well organized.
— Lisa Russell
Preferred One
Well organized. Optum staff was great!
— Simone Flack
Practice Manager, Atlanta Clinical Care
Very knowledgeable presenters. Great examples. I will be downloading the sessions for my physicians to review!
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Great materials provided! So glad to take them back to my team!
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The conference was great! Great Keynote presentation—loved the male/female back and forth and challenging the norms.
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Thank you for the healthy and plentiful food choices. Nice to have a variety.
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